Hake History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Hake family

The surname Hake was first found in Tirol, where in medieval times the Hack family contributed greatly to the development of the region and therefore played a large role in the territorial conflicts of the period. In later years the family merged with other distinguished families, some of whom played significant roles in local social and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Hake family

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Hake Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hacke, Hackk, Hackke, Hakk, Hakke, Haack, Haacke, Haeck, Heck, Hach, Haech, Hech, Hak, Haek and many more.

Early Notables of the Hake family (pre 1700)

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Hake migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hake Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Tho Hake, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [1]
Hake Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Maximilian Hake, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1774 [1]
  • John Maximilian Hake who sailed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1774
  • John Hake, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1786 [1]
  • Nicolaus Hake, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1798 [1]
  • Nicolaus Hake who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1798
Hake Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Chr Hake, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • Frederick W C Hake, who arrived in Allegany (AlleghenY) County, Pennsylvania in 1873 [1]

Hake migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Hake Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mark Hake, English convict from Somerset, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]
  • C. Hake, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Charles Forbes" in 1849 [3]
  • Archibald Hake, aged 20, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Amazon"
  • Mr. William I. Hake, (b. 1864), aged 22, Cornish settler travelling aboard the ship "Merkara" arriving in Queensland, Australia on 9th February 1886 [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hake (post 1700)

  • Edward W. Hake (1904-1978), American football player, member of the 1927 College Football All-America Team
  • Samuel S. Hake, American politician, Mayor of East St. Louis, Illinois (1875-1876)
  • Harry Hake (1871-1955), American architect in Cincinnati, Ohio; his son and grandson would continue to business, collectively known as Hake & Son, Hake & Hake, Jr., and Hake & Partners at various times
  • Sabine Hake, American Texas Chair of German Literature and Culture at the University of Texas, Austin
  • Benjamin F. Hake (1895-1973), American petroleum geologist who helped explore the Mexican oil fields in Baja California
  • Herb Hake (1903-1980), American author, cartoonist, radio, and television personality
  • W. O. Hake, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936 [5]
  • Patricia Elvi Hake (b. 1931), birth name of Elvi Hale, a British BAFTA Award nominated actress, best known for her performance in Wendy Toye's True as a Turtle (1957)
  • Sir Henry Mendelssohn Hake CBE FSA FRHistS (1892-1951), English Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, (1927-1951), grandson of Thomas Gordon Hake
  • Alfred Egmont Hake (1849-1916), English author and social thinker
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SIR CHARLES FORBES originally CHARLES FORBES 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirCharlesForbes.gif
  4. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_queensland.pdf
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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